SINGAPORE – 5-time S.League Champions, Tampines Rovers, have recruited former Liverpool manager Gerard Houllier as their international ambassador!
The 68-year-old former France national coach will visit Singapore in the last quarter of the year to help the Stags in their youth development programmes, and to offer his advice on how to improve local football.
“We are delighted to have someone of Houllier’s calibre and background become the international ambassador of Tampines Rovers,” said Tampines Chairman Krishna Ramachandra.
“I am heartened by his commitment to youth football and believe he can contribute a lot to help local football grow. He is a well-known global figure and we look forward to his valuable input.”
But… the million-dollar question on our minds:
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It has not been revealed how much it will cost to appoint the Frenchman as ambassador. Read More
This is the third time in four months Tampines have partnered high-profile personalities of world football in their projects.
In December last year, the Stags teamed up with former Brazil and Barcelona star Ronaldinho to set up a football academy here.
A month later, the Eastern club signed former Arsenal and Liverpool winger Pennant in their bid to reclaim the title and win the Asian-level AFC Cup. Source: TODAY